Pollution

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Brand new bang: Lake Tahoe resort scraps July 4 fireworks for drones
Pyrotechnic displays pose a heightened fire risk in a time of intense drought and cause distress to wild animals

Gabrielle Canon in San Francisco

01, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Coca-Cola among brands greenwashing over packaging, report says
Research ‘exposes litany of misleading claims’ by household names, including Coca-Cola and Unilever

Sandra Laville Environment reporter

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Queen could revoke Davidstow cheddar royal warrant over river pollution
Palace says cheesemakers to Queen must keep up with environmental standards or risk removal of coat of arms

Helena Horton Environment reporter

29, Jun, 2022 @12:33 PM

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To my wife’s annoyance I am getting obsessed with litter – is this what middle age feels like? | Arwa Mahdawi
Philadelphia, where I live, is nicknamed Filthadelphia and I’m getting more disgusted by the day, writes Guardian columnist Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

29, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Fashion brands pause use of sustainability index tool over greenwashing claims
H&M has suspended its use of product labelling tool, The Higg Materials Sustainability Index

Fleur Britten

28, Jun, 2022 @6:48 PM

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Ofwat extends sewage dumping inquiry to include South West Water
Regulator expands investigation after suggestions water firm was not complying with legal obligations

Sandra Laville Environment correspondent

28, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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UN head declares ‘ocean emergency’ as global leaders gather in Lisbon
António Guterres says the world must turn the tide of rising sea levels, ocean heating, acidification and plastics pollution

Karen McVeigh in Lisbon

27, Jun, 2022 @2:35 PM

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Viruses survive in fresh water by ‘hitchhiking’ on plastic, study finds
Intestinal viruses such as rotavirus were found to be infectious for up to three days by attaching to microplastics, research shows

Karen McVeigh

27, Jun, 2022 @5:01 AM

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One of UK’s biggest dairy firms fined £1.5m for polluting Cornwall river
Dairy Crest sentenced for repeatedly breaching environmental permit at Davidstow creamery

Isabella Kaminski

23, Jun, 2022 @4:47 PM

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The Guardian view on privatisation: the god that failed | Editorial
Editorial: We were told privatisation would mean great services, savings for the government and an investment boom. It was a lie

Editorial

22, Jun, 2022 @5:46 PM

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Scientists unveil bionic robo-fish to remove microplastics from seas
Tiny self-propelled robo-fish can swim around, latch on to free-floating microplastics and fix itself if it gets damaged

Sofia Quaglia

22, Jun, 2022 @11:47 AM

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Peecycling: could donating your urine to farmers help feed the world?
Thanks to the war in Ukraine, there is a shortage of agricultural chemicals. As each adult produces enough pee annually to fertilise 145kg of wheat, perhaps bodily waste is the answer

20, Jun, 2022 @1:59 PM

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